private practice owner and clinical psychologist resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Dedicated Clinical Psychologist providing high quality mental health treatment for children, adolescents, and adults experiencing various emotional, mental and behavioral disorders in diverse settings.

Adept in accurately diagnosing mental health disorders to develop effective treatment plans and implement evidence based mental health interventions to facilitate patients' self-awareness and emotional growth.

Successful in lending supervisory expertise to clinical psychology doctoral students.

Strong business expertise developed through starting and building a thriving group psychology private practice that accepts most insurances, including Medicare and some AHCCCS plans.

  • Proficient in treating various psychological, emotional, and behavioral issues and clinical disorders
  • Psychological testing and evaluations
  • Highly competent in clinical interviewing and accurately diagnosing
  • Successful deliver of psychotherapy with individuals, families, and couples
  • Expertise in trauma/developmental trauma
  • Mindfulness focus and holistic approach
  • Exceptional ability to develop strong therapeutic alliance with children and adolescents
  • Parenting skill development
  • Unique play therapy and clinical interventions
  • Collaboration with medical providers for optimal integrative care
  • Adept supervision of doctoral students and postdoctoral residents
  • Building and developing thriving private psychology practice
Expected in 09/2015 to to Psy.D. | Clinical Psychology Midwestern Univeristy, Downers Grove, IL, GPA:
Expected in 08/2007 to to Bachelor of Arts | Psychology Creighton University, Omaha, NE, GPA:
Work Experience
02/2023 to Current Private Practice Owner and Clinical Psychologist Department Of Defense | Clackamas, OR,
  • Assessment and diagnosis all areas of mental health for children, adolescents and adults using comprehensive evaluation and assessment tools.
  • Delivery of effective psychotherapy incorporating psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and play-therapy to treat wide range of psychological problems in patients.
  • Engagement in continuous treatment planning and reviewing of progress to ensure quality and effective treatment.
  • Collaboration with other healthcare providers involved in patients' care to discuss diagnosis, treatment, and progress to deliver high quality treatment and effect optimal integrative patient care.
  • Expert training of future psychologists on best practices, therapy techniques, assessment, and consultation while emphasizing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
06/2019 to 12/2022 Clinical Staff Psychologist Department Of Defense | Clearfield, UT,
  • Expertly conducted comprehensive psychological evaluations through efficient clinical interviewing and administering and integrating psychological assessments to provide accurate diagnoses, generate high quality reports, and provide supportive feedback to patients and their families in this outpatient care setting treating children, adolescents, and adults with various mental health disorders.
  • Supervision of post-doctoral residents and pre-doctoral students
07/2017 to 04/2019 Clinical Psychologist Desert Heights Academy | City, STATE,
  • Developed clinical therapeutic program to provide academic and clinical supports in small classroom settings within therapeutic day school and various special education classrooms in schools throughout valley serving youth (K-12th grades) diagnosed with emotional and intellectual disabilities.
  • Provided educational and administrative support while maintaining all clinical programming, including conducting and supervising group and individual therapy and managing crises by training staff to use verbal de-escalation and safe protocol and measures, such as CPI model, to foster healthy and productive ways to interact with complex trauma youth.
  • Managed IEP development, collaborated with stakeholders, and provided in-classroom consultative services to schools in various districts.
  • Supervised doctoral-level clinical psychology students.
04/2017 to 07/2018 Clinical Psychologist Transitions Center | City, STATE,
  • Treatment center specializing in psychological and substance abuse disorders provided by multidisciplinary team of providers, including psychiatrists, counselors, and other mental health professionals.
  • Conducted intakes and provided individual and family therapy for children, adolescents, and adults with varying mental health disorders.
  • Supervised doctoral-level clinical psychology students and held didactic trainings for providers and students.

American Psychological Association

Arizona Psychological Association

Board Membership

Midwestern University Alumni Diversity Council


  • The Midwestern University (MWU) Alumni Diversity Council’s purpose is to serve as alumni leaders and mentors to current Midwestern University students of color and to provide thoughtful insight and recommendations to the Office of Development and Alumni Relations on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion related initiatives.

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School Attended

  • Midwestern Univeristy
  • Creighton University

Job Titles Held:

  • Private Practice Owner and Clinical Psychologist
  • Clinical Staff Psychologist
  • Clinical Psychologist
  • Clinical Psychologist


  • Psy.D.
  • Bachelor of Arts

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